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date: 26 September 2022

Pharnaces IIlocked

Pharnaces IIlocked

  • B. C. McGing

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Pharnaces II, son of *Mithradates VI Eupator and king of *Bosporus (2) (63–47 bce). After supplanting his father, he was given the throne of Bosporus by *Pompey. Little is heard of him until Rome was distracted by the civil war of *Caesar and Pompey, when he overran Lesser *Colchis, *Armenia, *Cappadocia, and eastern *Pontus.

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  • Near East

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